Table 1.

Distribution of Children in GUTS Cohort in 1997

GirlsBoys
Total7104 (56%)5499 (44%)
Age (y)
 10–112189 (31%)1839 (33%)
 121421 (20%)1140 (21%)
 131324 (18%)978 (18%)
 141191 (17%)901 (16%)
 15979 (14%)641 (12%)
Race/ethnicity
 White6627 (93.6%)5144 (93.7%)
 Black60 (.8%)40 (.7%)
 Hispanic97 (1.4%)76 (1.4%)
 Asian104 (1.5%)79 (1.4%)
 Other190 (2.7%)148 (2.7%)
Mean BMI (kg/m2)19.1 ± 3.619.2 ± 3.6
Substance ever use
 Cigars310 (4%)530 (10%)
 Cigarettes1085 (15%)788 (14%)
 Chewing tobacco94 (1%)251 (5%)
 Alcohol961 (36%)656 (32%)